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Athlon, Phil Steele Announce Preseason Awards Teams

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Rising junior kicker Harrison Mevis was named Phil Steele Preseason Second-Team All-America, Preseason First-Team All-Southeastern Conference and Athlon Sports Preseason First-Team All-SEC. He is one of nine University of Missouri football student-athletes earning selections on recent preseason team announcements. In field goal kicking, Mevis went 23-of-25 in …

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WBB To Play In Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championship

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Women’s Basketball has accepted an invitation to play in the Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championship in Nassau, Bahamas, as jointly announced by the Baha Mar and bdG Sports on Thursday. The Tigers are set travel to the Bahar Mar Resort for the three-day tournament beginning Monday, …

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Frederick Announces Retirement After 32 Seasons

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State softball associate head coach Sue Frederick announced her retirement today after 32 seasons with the program. Following a successful playing career at Creighton, Frederick joined the Bear coaching staff beginning with the 1991 season and has helped head coach Holly Hesse lead the Bears to an …

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Bears Slated to Play in Nassau Championship Event

NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS — Missouri State has been selected to play in the eight-team Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship to be held here November 25-27, at the at the Baha Mar Convention, Arts & Entertainment Center. The men’s basketball tournament, which is designed for mid-major Division I programs, is in …

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SEC Announces 2022-23 Opponents

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The University of Missouri men’s basketball team’s 2022-23 slate of Southeastern Conference opponents has been announced, as shared by the league Wednesday morning. The Tigers will have a slate of 18 conference games, including nine at home. Mizzou will have home/away matchups against Arkansas, LSU, Ole Miss, …

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Swimming and Diving Earns Scholar All-America Distinction

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Missouri State men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs were named College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) Scholar All-America teams for the Spring 2022 semester, the organization announced this week.     MSU was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the spring …

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Soccer Announces 2022 Schedule

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri head coach Stefanie Golan announced the 2022 soccer schedule which will see the Tigers play 11 home games at Audrey J. Walton Stadium. “We are excited about our 2022 schedule as it provides us with different types of challenges.” Golan, entering her second year at …

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Jeff Cottrill Named Assistant Coach

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri softball head coach Larissa Anderson announced the addition of assistant coach Jeff Cottrill to the staff on Monday. Cottrill will serve as the Tigers’ hitting coach, fresh off a trip to Oklahoma City for the Women’s College World Series with Oklahoma State.  “We are …

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Ostrowski to compete for Poland in this year’s European Championships

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury men’s swimmer Karol Ostrowski was named to the Polish Federation’s delegation to the 2022 European Swimming & Diving Championships to be held later this summer. Ostrowski, who completed his sophomore season for the Panthers in 2021-22, qualified for the European Championships in the 50 Freestyle, the 100 …

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